Posts Tagged ‘culture & art’

Things to Do in Paris: Treasure Hunting with THATRue

Spring is a time of new beginnings and blossoming ideas so I don’t think that Daisy de Plume, the ingenious founder of THATLou (Treasure Hunt […]

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Things to See in Paris: 60 Postcards Hidden in Paris

Scattering postcards around Paris in memory of her late mother has made Rachael Chadwick a media darling, an author and […]

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Paris Christmas market

Christmas Music in Paris: Concerts and Carols

Is it possible to hear familiar Christmas music in Paris? Indeed yes, many English and American churches…

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French Culture: Vive la Belle Epoque

The Belle Epoque! It’s an era that makes Parisians dream, the moment their city became a global star. From the Eiffel Tower to haute couture […]

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Paris Museums: Dries Van Noten’s Hit Parade

Want to see three top-notch shows in one? Just head to the Museum of Decorative Arts for Dries Van Noten: Inspirations. When it comes to chic, Paris museums are always inventive—but this show is about more […]

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French Fashion: This Spring’s Best Parties

What makes a really romantic Paris party? Start with a garden, import some pretty girls and add flirtatious fellows. Then, start the music. Voilà! You have a fête galante, the height of French fashion almost 300 years ago.

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Things to Do in Paris: American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay

Spending a day at the museum is one of the most popular things to do in Paris—even for the Parisians, which means exhibitions are usually […]

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Paris Fashion’s Most Priceless Photos

At its best, Paris fashion offers glamour distilled. But it took Vogue to send that message around the world. If you fancy seeing the very images they used to do it, check out Papier Glacé (Glossy Paper), presented […]

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The Making of the GO-Card Movie (or How My Backside Starred in a Short Film)

When we first had the idea to make a video about Girls’ Guide to Paris and its GO-Card, I had no idea where it would go. It was like one of those […]

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Things to Do in Paris: The City of Light from a Native’s Point of View

Amandine is one of those people who has her finger on the pulse of what’s going on around town, and she holds an enticing little black […]

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Paris Museums: The Most Stylish Shows

For fans of Paris museums, the start of spring is special. No one should convince you to skip the classic collections. But rarely have the museums’ new shows looked more tempting. There’s a citywide […]

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French Culture: The Marie Antoinette Diet

“Let them eat cake!” is the most famous quote that the Queen of France never said, but if you want to look just like her, then just pretend that she said it anyway! A new diet trend that was developed by author […]

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Paris Secrets: The Art of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Each year, museums and galleries here host blockbusters. But, every once in a while, they also reveal Paris secrets. Many are now on show at the Pompidou Center’s massive exposition Henri Cartier-Bresson. It’s an […]

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Things to Do in Paris: Spring’s Top Treats

Why love Paris in the springtime? There are too many reasons to count! Here are five things to do in Paris that should make your season. Reunite with Picasso! After five solid years of renovation, in June the Marais’s […]

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Things to Do in Paris: Vivian Maier Photography Exhibition

Life is sometimes stranger than fiction. The art world sat up when in 2009 the existence and works of Vivian Maier were discovered. A documentary has been made about the life of this maverick, but until then […]

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